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Full Name
Gordon Harvey Burr
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Gordon Harvey
Surname
Burr
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/805
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Patrick, Pakowhai, Hastings, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Pakowhai, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Limerick or Arawa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
96
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
8 August 1915
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 19
Biographical Notes
Son of Patrick and Elizabeth Burr, of Hastings, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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